eCommerce, consists of the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks. This is a generic tag for all ecommerce systems. Frameworks that facilitate development of such systems like magento, nopcommerce have their own tags as ...

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Would running copy of an eCommerce site under a different ccTLD fall under that country's law?

My relative has a Dutch webshop. Many of his customers are Belgian. To increase trust of potential clients, he wants to run a copy on a .be domain. The domain will be under Belgium jurisdiction. But ...
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Can mouse location be used to know if the user is going to leave a web page?

I was checkout out an ecommerce site. I scrolled down on a product page then moved my mouse towards the top of the screen as if I am leaving the web site then suddenly I got a popup promotion "Wait ...
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Use Google Analytics UTM codes and referral at same time

I have two different affiliate networks sending me traffic, all tracked using UTM codes; network A medium=affiliates source=affiliatenetworkA network B medium=affiliates ...
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Looking for a modern payment processor which accepts adult sites [closed]

I love how easy authorize.net is to use, but they don't accept adult sites. I am lanching an adult site soon but I can't find any good credit card processors I can use. Most sites use CCbill or Epoch ...
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Conversion on new and returning visitors

I was looking to do a quick comparison of conversion rates between new and returning visitors using Google Analytics. I can seem to get this working fine by using the dimensions "date" and "visitor ...
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What I need to know if I want credit card payments in an ecommerce website

I live in Costa Rica (in Central America). I want to build an eCommerce website with credit card payments, I know Asp.NET and SQL Server 2008. I know Paypal and the express checkout solution, but ...
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Payment provider that works in South Africa

I am implimenting nopCommerce and need to accept credit cards, has anyone had any experience with a payment gateway that works in South Africa? I had a look at Paypal but they don't support ZAR as a ...
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What shopping carts integrate well with MYOB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I'm trying to select an eCommerce solution that will integrate with the accounting program, AccountEdge (from MYOB). I also need it ...
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What options are there for integrating with payment gateways? [closed]

It seems that there are only two types of payment gateway service out there at the moment; Either that the entire cart logic is handled offsite (with something like Paypal's Standard option) or the ...
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Is there a way to take credit cards on my website without needing a merchant account/payment gateway? [closed]

I've been looking for a service like this but can't find one -- it boggles my mind that such a thing doesn't exist. The ideal thing I'm looking for would be something like this: User fills out a ...
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Adverts on a mercantile site: good or bad?

Is it generally considered a good or bad idea to put GoogleAds or the like on a web site that is selling items online? In other words, should one run the risk of having the competition appear in these ...
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Youtube video as page background

I'm creating a page for the customer, and I wanted to use youtube video as a page background. I don't know if it's legit (or prohibited) to use youtube like CDN server (cuz it uses their bandwidth ...
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eCommerce Site - CC Expiery Year Date?

I have an eCommerce Site and I am building the payment form. I have a dropdown list for the user to enter the year, how many years in advance should I program? I obviously start with 2013 and go up ...
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Google webmaster tools: parameters that only apply on one page

I'm trying to get my e-commerce website on google and still figuring out how it all works. Now, I have seen this feature named URL-parameters, allowing me to set different parameters that affect page ...
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SEO: Redirecting an incoming link to a discontinued product to a very similar product

We run an e-commerce site where products sometimes get discontinued. There are some links from other websites that points to one of our products (A) that doesn't exist anymore, but we have a very ...
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Backend admin interface with multiple web services [closed]

What is the easiest way to receive data from different web services (Shopify, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, CRM applications, social media platforms, etc.) for an Internet retailer who wants to be ...
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Starting an online e-commerce business

I was asked by a friend from Singapore to setup an online e-commerce website. I am new to e-commerce. Based on what I've read, in order to process credit card payment, I will need a merchant account ...
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I need a multi-language site with webshop functionality. Which CMS to choose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I need to develop a multi-language site which includes simple webshop functionality. I have extended experience with ...
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Authorize.net payment gateway… few questions

I need a good payment gateway for my shop (Drupal Ubercart). I was considering to use Authorize.net... is it available in Europe ? My customer has revenues of 10.000 per week so I'm looking for a ...
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Google Rich Snippet for GTIN & SKU numbers

I see with Google that you can add rich snippits for SKUs, GTINs (barcode numbers): https://developers.google.com/structured-data/rich-snippets/products Here's an example of what I'm thinking of ...
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Why are there missing sessions in GA shopping behavior analysis?

When I check the shopping behaviour analysis in Google Analytics, I do not understand why there is a decent number of sessions missing. According to Google's support page: The Shopping ...
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Is there a Schema.org markup for an Offer which has an order-level charge?

I sell many custom products. The nature of the custom product industry is that there is a fee tacked onto the order itself, not the products. So a person ordering custom red cups and custom blue cups ...
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Why do “Registration-bots” exist? What do they gain from registering on my site?

I'm curious as i've been developing some anti-bot procedures for a website, only because I see others doing it. But Why?. What do the bots gain from registering hundereds of accounts? I'm building an ...
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SEO: Product page: categories link structure

I am working on commerce site and we are facing a dilemma that has to do with SEO on product page: if sub-category links should be visible or not in each product page. In detail: We own 8 top ...
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How can one keep an ecommerce site active?

So, you build an e-commerce site, all your products are on there, but then very little changes which obviously causes your site to become less active, and ultimately not ranking as highly in search ...
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Can I create a private shop with a public gallery with Magento?

I want to do a shop with a public gallery listing all my products, with texts and images. The gallery is not a shop, you cannot buy. Behind it, I want a private section with a shop, where the same ...
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I'm going through shopping cart nightmares!

Help Please! My situation is that I need a stand alone cart that has robust DB functions which will not only collect all data relative to the purchase, but then either allow me to export all of that ...
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any upside for shopping cart to require password creation and email confirmation?

I recently entered into a referral deal with a certain online store, whereby my site links to the store and my organization receives a portion of the referred profits. After receiving several ...
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Already have Merchant Account, what info will my Gateway need?

I have a client who already has a merchant account for their physical store. What specific information about the merchant account will my client need to get from his bank to link it up to an online ...
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Solution for payment gateway with multiple sellers

I'm looking for a payment gateway that can be used in a website with multiple sellers. Let's say that depending on the purchased item, a given seller/merchant should receive the money. Would that be ...
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Sales Tax on Coupon Discounts

Should I calculate sales tax before or after a coupon discount is applied? I assume this will vary by state, I'm currently dealing with NY. We deal with three types of coupons: % discount, $ ...
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What payment options should we provide to maximize our customer base in Europe and the Americas?

With an international customer base, how do other sites decide what payment options to provide to users? I've been trying to find the most popular online payment service providers, preferably broken ...
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The best approach to ranking well when site is NOT content oriented?

I'm just about to launch a website and I'm concerned about ranking well on Google's SERPs. I've done a lot of searching for information regarding this new change to their algorithm and all I keep ...
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Terms and conditions for a commerce site

I am developing a website for my partner who is currently a sole trader, presently selling on ebay but we have opted to create our own site. I've noticed that there are many sites allowing you to ...
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Looking for PHP E-Commerce Script which allows USERS to create their own stores [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? Are there ready made PHP scripts which would allow my USERS to create their own stores? I don't want an eBay clones. Just a script ...
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ecommerce options for 5-6 products [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? We're looking to develop a simple e-commerce solution to sell 5-6 products. We'd rather not have to use PayPal's buttons (buy it ...
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iDeal: what are the differences between these three categories?

Could you explain what the differences between 1) Ideal Easy ABN/Amro 2) Ideal Lite 3) ING iDEAL Advanced, Rabobank iDEAL Professional or ABN iDEAL Zelfbouw. thanks
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What are the possible causes of discrepancies in Google Analytics ecommerce tracking?

We have setup Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking through Google Tag Manager. Code: $tracking_script = " dataLayer.push({ 'transactionId': '$ref', 'transactionAffiliation': '$cartec_name', ...
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Is an SSL certificate required by law on an e-commerce site?

I've inherited a site which sells digital products (videos) using paypal. The cart and checkout pages are not currently served over SSL. The business is UK based but the servers are in the US. Aside ...
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Changing Language of PayPal payment gateway

I am creating a German version of a web store that is built in OpenCart. I have everything translated from English to German, although I just need to switch the PayPal payment gateway to a German ...
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Are Zip/Postal codes a viable requirement for credit card validation?

So I'm creating a form for users to purchase things from my site, and currently, I have the following fields (all required): Email CC Number CVC Expiry MM/YY Name on Card Billing Postal Code But ...
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Include only one brand in the ecommerce reports for a single affiliate in Google Analytics

I am trying to create a view for a partner that is selling their products on our site. I assumed that filtering their brand name with "E-commerce Item Name" would result in the same report as ...
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Multiple index pages on website for multiple locations, SEO no-no?

We have a ecommerce website that can deliver products all over the country. We have seen at least one of our other competitors create an index page for every city in the country. So the pages ...
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Google eCommerce tracking from PHP

Is some way to send eCommerce tracking to Google without JavaScript? I want to do that just with PHP.
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Abandoning high ranking website but using URL for SEO benefits

I have two websites. A pet products (e.g. petsite.com) website and a dog products (e.g. dogsite.com) website. Petsite runs on Prestashop and Dogsite runs on EKMPowershop. All the goods sold on ...
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How should I work out VAT (UK tax) in my eCommerce site?

We have an ecommerce system in place. The sales actually go through Sage, so we have an export script from our system that uses a third-party Sage Importer program. With a new version of this ...
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Shopping site catering to 2 countries where *most* content is same, except pricing. Duplicate content?

I'm working on redeveloping a small site for a boutique food producer. They are New Zealand based but are wanting to start selling in Australia. They have both domain names (.co.nz and .com.au). ...
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How to track events or e-commerce sales that occur later using Google Analytics?

Here's my problem: I have a static site with Google Analytics tracking code. To buy one of my services, users call me, and when their order is ready (many days later), I send them an e-mail link to ...
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Optimizing large scale e-commerce sites

I have a few questions regarding optimizing large scale e-commerce sites with getting indexed. Over 1 million pages. Should you optimize images for e-stores with over 1 million product images? ...
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How to avoid duplicate content in WordPress eCommerce Store

I run a WordPress eCommerce store powered by WooCommerce. I have a large inventory of products and most of the product descriptions are the same for all products and it's mandatory to include it. It's ...